Village Shop                        last updated on 14 February 2017


The purpose of this page is provide up to date information regarding the 
 purchase of the Village Shop by a Community Group set up for that purpose.

The Houghton and Wyton Benefit Society has been formed and has issued a share issue offer document describing  the details of the shop purchase and how residents may invest in shares.

The offer opened on Saturday 28 January 2017 and closes on Friday 10 March 2017.

If everything goes to plan then it is hoped to open the shop under its new ownership (Houghton & Wyton Community Shop Ltd) in April 2017.

For more details:

                    contact on

                    or see website at

Time To Buy Events

                    Saturday 25 Feb 2017  5-7pm   St Mary's Centre.

                    Tuesday 28 Feb 2017 - 2-4pm   Village Shop

                    Friday 3 Mar 2017 - 10am -12pm   Village Shop

                    Saturday  4 Mar 2017    Village Green (square)


Click on these links for further information:

Huntingdonshire District Council's description of the process: 

Government Article encouraging Parish Councils to help save village assets:

Plunkett Foundation providing information, advice and support to rural communities.

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